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Mathematics Students’ Readiness for Mobile Learning
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, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom ; , Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom ; , Knowledge Well Group Limited, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

IJMBL Volume 4, Number 4, ISSN 1941-8647 Publisher: IGI Global

Abstract

Mobile learning technologies and wireless networks are being increasingly used in educational settings. Mobile learning (M-learning) through wireless technology can deliver information access to anyone any time in any place. A study was conducted to investigate the readiness of Mathematics students in Brunel University to move towards using Mobile Learning in their studies, and also to explore the factors that might affect the implementation of this technology. A total number of 82 students participated in an online questionnaire in May 2011. The questionnaire was designed in order to determine the availability of the appropriate devices, students’ perceptions about M-learning and their expectations of mobile learning services. The findings of the study show that students have a positive perspective of using M-learning and they look at it as a support system for traditional class-based learning.

Citation

Abu-Al-Aish, A., Love, S. & Hunaiti, Z. (2012). Mathematics Students’ Readiness for Mobile Learning. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 4(4), 1-20. IGI Global. Retrieved February 17, 2019 from .

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